• Sean McElwee – Rebecca Costa

    Sean McElwee – Rebecca Costa

    Sean McElwee grew up in the Groton/ New London area of Connecticut, where he claims he began drinking Dunkin Donuts coffee and writing at a very young age. He began with an internship in the CBS newsroom, shortly after found himself working for the “Reason Foundation” and John Stossel's award-winning…

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  • “Radicalization” Doesn’t Just Happen

    “Radicalization” Doesn’t Just Happen

    In discussions of the San Bernardino massacre, investigators want to determine at what point, exactly, the killers became “radicalized.” This inappropriate word makes it sound as if the perpetrators developed a disease, or fell under some evil spell – minimizing the extent to which their hideous crimes constituted a series…

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  • Terrorists, Like Other Criminals, Defy the Rules

    Terrorists, Like Other Criminals, Defy the Rules

    Donald Trump supports the idea that immigration and customs officials should ask any migrants or visitors to our country whether they're Muslim, and if they are Muslims, they should be denied entry. Why would this make us safer against potential terrorists? If an extremist plans to perpetrate violence against America…

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  • Peggy Noonan – Rebecca Costa

    Peggy Noonan – Rebecca Costa

    Peggy Noonan was the special assistant to, and speechwriter for, President Ronald Reagan. Prior to her career in the White House, Noonan was a writer and producer for CBS News. A respected author and journalist, Noonan currently writes for The Wall Street Journal and is a regular contributor to The…

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  • A Response to a Black Student at Columbia

    A Response to a Black Student at Columbia

    Two weeks ago, the Columbia University newspaper, the Spectator, published an article titled “Students, faculty address institutionalized racism at University Life event.” As described in the article, one example of the institutionalized racism that black Columbia students must endure is the university's Core Curriculum. In the words of one of…

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  • Learning from Disaster

    The GOP suffered a disastrous defeat in Louisiana's 2015 gubernatorial election and it's crucial that Republicans learn from the catastrophe. Governor Bobby Jindal won the Bayou State with 66% in 2011, and Mitt Romney crushed Obama in Louisiana by 17 points in 2012. But this year, Republican David Vitter lost…

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